April 14, 2014

ABC delivers Van Hools to Minn., Mich.

Minn.-based Northfield Lines recently took delivery of a new Van Hool CX78 luxury motorcoach from ABC Companies, Van Hool’s exclusive U.S. distributor.

The 2014 ADA-equipped CX45 is powered by a Detroit DD13 engine coupled to an Allison B500G5 transmission. The 56-passenger coach comes with Van Hool's standard safety features including Kidde fire suppression, Smartwave tire monitoring, automatic traction control, lane departure warning, back-up camera and is UN ECE-RU66 rollover certified.

Reflecting Northfield's commitment to passenger comfort, the coach is equipped with a woodgrain floor, 110-volt outlets, Wi-Fi, enclosed parcel racks and REI's elite entertainment system with six large video monitors.

Meanwhile, Cheboygan, Mich.-based Air Bear Travel recently completely renewed their motorcoach fleet by acquiring four 2014 coaches, as well as a refurbished T2145 Van Hool, increasing the fleet size to five units.

The new coach acquisition consists of two Van Hool TX45s and two CXs, which are driven by DD13 engines coupled to Allison B500G5 transmissions.

All four are equipped with REI Elite Entertainment systems, Smart Wave Tire Monitoring Systems, Lane Departure Warning, 110-volt outlets and ASA Wi-Fi, Alcoa Durabrite wheels, enclosed parcel racks, card tables and passenger seat belts.

In addition the 56 passenger TX45s boast Van Hool's Body Line seats with footrests and leatherette piping, Hella DynaView Evo2 Static Cornering lights, backup camera and Kidde Fire suppression systems.

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